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Month June 2013

3 roll call votes at 11:30am tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26

The Senate has reached an agreement to set up 3 votes for 11:30am tomorrow. Those votes would be in relation to the following items:   –       Leahy motion to waive all applicable Budget points of order; –       Adoption of Leahy amendment #1183, as modified; –       Cloture on the committee-reported substitute amendment, as amended.   If…

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Roll Call Vote on confirmation of Pritzker nomination

2:45pm The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #180 the nomination of Penny Pritzker, to be Secretary of Commerce. Confirmed: 97-1

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Roll call vote on Pritzker nomination @ 2:45pm today

Notwithstanding Rule XXII, at 2:15pm today, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #180, the nomination of Penny Pritzker, to be Secretary of Commerce. There will be 30 minutes for debate followed by a vote on the confirmation of Penny Pritzker to be Secretary of Commerce. If all time is used,…

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12 noon filing deadline for first degree amendments to committee-reported subsitute amendment and to S.744, Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The filing deadline for first degree amendments to the committee-reported substitute amendment and the underlying Immigration Reform bill, S.744, is 12:00 noon today. Germane first degree amendments to the committee-reported substitute amendment and the underlying bill must be filed at the desk prior to the deadline to be considered in order post-cloture.

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Senate Floor Schedule for Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 10:00am on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business for one hour with the Majority controlling the first half and the Republicans controlling the final half. Following morning business, the Senate will resume consideration of S.744, the Border…

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Senate Floor Wrap Up for Monday, June 24, 2013

ROLL CALL VOTE 1)      Motion to invoke cloture on the Leahy amendment #1183, as modified (with the Corker-Hoeven language regarding border security) to the committee-reported substitute amendment to S.744; Invoked: 67-27   LEGISLATIVE ITEMS Adopted S.Res.184, Recognizing refugee women and girls on World Refugee Day. Adopted S.Res.185, a resolution to authorize representation by the Senate…

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The Senate is in a period of Morning Business

The Senate is in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each, with the exception of 20 minutes for Senator Inhofe and 15 minutes for Senator Portman. The time counts post-cloture.

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Roll Call Vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Leahy amendment, as modified

5:34pm The Senate began a 15-minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Leahy amendment #1183, as modified (with the Hoeven-Corker border security language); Invoked: 67-27

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Cloture filed on committee-substitute and underlying Immigration bill–5:30pm cloture vote on Leahy, as modified, today

As a reminder, last week Senator Reid filed cloture on the Leahy amendment #1183, as modified. That cloture vote will occur at 5:30pm today. If cloture is invoked there would be up to 30 hours for debate prior to a vote on adoption of the Leahy amendment, as modified (late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning if…

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Senate Floor Schedule for Monday, June 24, 2013

The Senate stands in adjournment until 12:00pm on Monday, June 24, 2013. Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of S.744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.  The time until 5:30pm will be equally divided and controlled between the two Managers’ or their designees. During Friday’s session of the Senate,…

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